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First Person Paper about Esther - Essay Example
Author : leannaeffertz
Religion and Theology
Pages 4 (1004 words)
Name Instructor Task Date Biography of Esther Hello, my name is Esther. During the third year reign of King Xerxes who ruled over 120 provinces from India to Ethiopia, he gave a feast for his officials and servants and displayed his riches, glory, and splendor of his majesty for 180 days…
However, the queen rejected the Kings Command and the king was furious. The king was advised accordingly that the queen’s behavior would make all women in the kingdom to despise their husbands. A royal decree was made and recorded that her royal position be given to another better woman as a lesson to all women and make men masters in their houses. The king was advised that a search be made for young beautiful virgins in the entire kingdom and be given beauty treatment so that the virgin who would please the king most would be made queen instead Vashti. I was living in the kingdom with my uncle Mordecai as exiles from Jerusalem. My uncle had brought me up as his own daughter since I had no father or mother and I was a young woman lovely and beautiful. When the king’s command was heard, I was also taken with many young women to the palace, under the care of Hegai his eunuch who kept his concubines. I pleased Hegai and gained his favor and this made him give me the best beauty preparations. Meanwhile I kept my identity secret because my Uncle advised me so. My Uncle showed concern for me and he visited the women’s quarter daily to find out about my progress. ...